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Tripura DGP assures violence free election

Agartala: Tripura DGP Akhil Kumar Shukla has assured a violence free election in the Lok Sabha election throughout the state.

Addressing a press in the police headquarter in Agartala on Wednessday Sukla said that the pollice has taken massive security arrangement across the state.

Alltogether 180 static surveillance team (SST) and 180 flying squad (FST) have formed accors the state.

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Farmers training on Crop Processing and Value addition at KVK, Nagaon

15 Dec 2011 - 10:03pm | tpsaikia

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Assam Agricultural University, Nagaon and Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology, Regional Centre Guwahati under the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, GOI have organised a day long training programme at Nagaon on 12.12.2011. About 60 farmers (both man and women) from 7 villages of the district have attended the programme where topics related to food processing in horticultural crops were thoroughly discussed. At the beginning of the training programme, Dr Mrinal Saikia, Programme Coordinator, KVK, Nagaon has welcomed the trainees and delivered a lecture on post harvest handling and value addition of potato and other tuber crops. Dr S. Gogoi, Principal Scientist, HRS, Kahikuchi, Guwahati has spoke about post harvest technology of fruits and vegetables.


Dr T. P. Saikia, Principal Scientist, RARS, Shillongani, Nagaon has delivered a lecture on food processing as a small scale enterprise. Mrs P. Nath, SMS (Home Science) and Mrs S. Das, SMS (Horticulture) has given hands on training to the women trainees on squash and pickle making. Mr G. Barman, DDM, NABARD, Nagaon has presented a lecture on role of banks for going for entrepreneurship in food processing. Dr K. Suresh Kumar, Sr. Scientist and In-charge, IICPT, RC- Guwahati, Ministry of Food Processing Industries, GOI, has informed the house about the role of the institute in development of food processing sector in the NE region and appealed the farmers of this district to come forward with sound projects for establishment of small scale food processing industries in their localities to improve their livelihood. At the end of the programme, feed back was received from the representative trainees and the certificate of completion was distributed among all the participating farmers. Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Nagaon has thanked the In-charge, IICPT, RC- Guwahati for choosing this KVK for such programme and thereby helping the farmers to develop their knowledge on food processing sector.

Health Check-up for scribes in press club

6 Mar 2015 - 10:03pm | AT News

Dispur Hospital has organized a general health check-up camp for scribes and other media employees along with their close family members in Guwahati Press Club on 11 March 2015 (Wednesday). The camp will start at 10 am sharp and continue till 2 pm. The participants will get the benefits of blood sugar test, lipid profile, thyroid check and ECG (in need).

The attending doctors of Dispur Hospital including Dr Brajendra Lahkar (medicine), Dr TA Choudhury (nephrology), Dr Dippy Aggarwal (gynaecology), Dr PK Bhatta (orthopaedics), Dr Chandan Modak (cardiology) with Dr Abhishek Debnath, Dr HK Bordoloi and Dr Banajit Chaudhury will provide necessary consultations to the participants. Dr Jayanta Bardoloi, chairman cum managing director of Dispur Hospitals Pvt Ltd, Ganeshguri, Guwahati-6, is also expected to grace the occasion for a brief period.

For an authentic reading of lipid profile, the interested participants have to come to the camp with an empty stomach (at the most a cup of red tea without sugar) with vegetarian food on previous night, informed Ujjal Saikia, the public relation officer of the hospital. Member-journalists of the press club with other participants are requested to participate in the camp on time for their own benefits.

New body at Kokrajhar Press Club

7 Dec 2014 - 6:42pm | Hantigiri Narzary

The Kokrajhar Press Club formed its new executive committee with Ajit Kumar Basumatary as president for next two-year termed.

The new body the club was formed on Saturday in a general meeting of the club’s annual convention held with two-day colourful programme scheduled at Kokrajhar Press Club.

Ashok Kumar Barman was selected as secretary of the club.Harishangkar Thakur and Hantigiri Narzary were selected as vice-president. Dudnath Singh and Kanak Chandra Boro were selected assistant secretaries,Suraj Basumatary as cashier,Monalisa Sarma sa literary secretary,Sukur Akand and Geolangsar Narzary were selected as office secretary and assistant office secretary respectively.

Kokrajhar district committee of Journalist Union of Assam was also formed with Monalisa Sarma as president and Preetam Brahma Choudhury as secretary in the convention.

 Menwhile,the Kokrajhar Press Club (KPC) celebrated its 20th foundation day with a daylong colourful programme programme on Sunday at Kokrajhar Press club building.
As per the scheduled programme, president of Kokrajhar Press Club Ajit Basumatary hoisted the organizational flag followed by floral tribute to the journalists who are no more in this world.

Later an open meeting was held where Senior journalist Manjit Mahanta of Guwahati attended as distinguished guest and spoke on the ocassion. Pratibha Brahma, Editor of The opinion deliver speech on journalist related issues A magazine “The Bodoland Herald”, which comprises of five languages-Bodo, English, Assamese, Hindi and Bengali was released by BTC executive member of Education Derhasat Basumatary.
Ceremonial distribution of study materials donated by the Press club to the orphan students of Nichima Orphanage Home situated at Kwila-Mwila of Chirang district was also held. 

Kokrajhar Press club donated study materials like note books, pens, pencils, geometry boxes, rulers, warm clothes to the orphanage children.